Ground operations by Iraqi army, backed by volunteer forces, killed at least 100 ISIL terrorists in Iraq’s Eastern Diyala province.
“Some 16 villages were cleared of the ISIL terrorists by Iraqi army and tribal forces and over 100 terrorists were killed,” Lieutenant General Abdulemir ez-Zadi, the commander of operations in Diyala, said, Anadolu news agency reported.
The Takfiri terrorists currently control parts of Syria and Iraq. They have threatened all communities, including Shiites, Sunnis, Kurds, Christians, Ezadi Kurds and others, as they continue their atrocities in Iraq.
Senior Iraqi officials have blamed Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and some Persian Gulf Arab states for the growing terrorism in their country.
The ISIL has links with Saudi intelligence and is believed to be indirectly supported by the Israeli regime.